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Core 2 Extreme

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December 2, 2010 9:41:56 PM

Ok, got a cheap build here but will slowly be upgrading, what caught me was a friend offered me a core 2 extreme for only £180! Mad i know lol as he is going sandy bridge. no idea what type of C2QX it is but he says it was the most expensive so thats worth something right? :sol: 

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December 2, 2010 9:43:52 PM

EDIT* its the Core 2 Extreme QX9775 :) 
December 2, 2010 9:46:07 PM

Betcha it's a QX9770 and it's a discontinued part, so difficult to say what the going price is.
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December 2, 2010 9:46:24 PM

Ah, ok, so I was close. :) 
December 2, 2010 9:52:58 PM

Intel Core2 Extreme X9775 @ 3.20GHz Passmark 3810 Rank 92. For just under US$300 you can get similarly performing CPUs that are new in the box, so keep that in mind. The i5 750 is faster and cheaper and new. :) 
December 2, 2010 10:03:07 PM

^true

hmm... i may take the C2QX as i wouldn't need to upgrade my large mobo :) 
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